Samuel Grier McAllister

MaleNovember 1881–15 February 1960

Brief Life History of Samuel Grier

When Samuel Grier McAllister was born in November 1881, in North Carolina, United States, his father, Perry Milton McAlister, was 27 and his mother, Frances Jane Canley, was 21. He married Emma Bridges on 3 June 1903, in Gaston, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in South Point Township, Gaston, North Carolina, United States in 1900 and Gastonia Township, Gaston, North Carolina, United States in 1940. He died on 15 February 1960, in Gastonia, Gaston, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Gastonia, Gaston, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Grier McAllister
Emma Bridges
Marriage: 3 June 1903
Jarvis D. McCallister
May McCallister
Junius Delmer McAllister
Fannie McAllister
Perry Mcalister
Geneva McAllister
Evelyn Louise McAllister

Sources (29)

  • Samuel G McAlister in entry for Evelyn Loucille McAlister, "North Carolina, Center for Health Statistics, Vital Records Unit, County Birth Records, 1913-1922"
  • Samul G Mcalister, "United States Census, 1910"
  • S G Mcallister in entry for Junius D McAllister and Willie F Carnes, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "

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  • Marriage
    3 June 1903Gaston, North Carolina, United States
  • Children (7)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (6)

    +1 More Child

    World Events (8)

    1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

    Age 1

    A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

    1897 · First Bill for Women Suffrage

    Age 16

    In 1897, Senator J.L. Hyatt introduced the woman suffrage bill in North Carolina. The bill did not make it past the committee.

    1902 · So Much Farm Land

    Age 21

    A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish and northern Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Alasdair ‘son of Alasdair’, the Gaelic form of the personal name Alexander .

    History: MacAlister is the name of a Scottish Highland clan claiming descent from Alasdair Mòr Mac Dòmhnaill, a younger son of Domhnall mac Raghnaill, founder of Clan Donald (see McDonald ).

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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